Strategy

Having a recruitment strategy means taking a step back from urgently filling your roles, and creating a structured plan of action to reach, assess and hire the right people for your current and future organisational goals.

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5 Reasons to Integrate Pre-Hire Assessments with Your ATS

Why Should You Integrate Pre-Hire Assessments with Your ATS?  Integrating pre-hire assessments with your Applicant Tracking System (ATS) can help you streamline the hiring process and reduce time to hire. Nearly all companies are using some kind of ATS during the recruitment process. In fact, over 98% of Fortune 500 companies use an ATS. As […]

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How to Run Better Intake Meetings (For Recruiters)

What is an Intake Meeting?  The intake meeting marks the beginning of the hiring process. It’s when the recruiter meets with the hiring manager to discuss the role and the skills needed to do the job. It’s your opportunity to find out what kind of candidate the manager is looking for. An intake meeting is […]

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Recruiting Trends: Top 5 Trends You Need to Know for 2022

If someone had told you this is the way 2020-2021 would pan out, you wouldn’t have believed them. Dramatic changes in business operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic mean that organisations need to be prepared for further changes in 2022. It has become apparent that organisations with the ability to adapt under pressure are the […]

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High volume hiring: 9 ways to improve your process

Update November 2021: The market is changing as we emerge from the pandemic, and high volume hiring has never been more important or more difficult than it is today. As such we’ve reviewed our suggestions and tweaked our list to give you the very latest high volume hiring tips. Are you hiring lots of people […]

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Structured Interviewing: How to do it effectively

Everyone knows how stressful interviews can be, but although they commonly cause sweaty palms for interviewees, they can cause stress for recruiters and hiring managers too. Interviewing entails a lot of time and effort on both sides and often still results in failed hires. A CareerBuilder survey states that a staggering 74% of employers have […]

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6 Essential Steps to Conducting a thorough Job Analysis

Jobs are constantly evolving. Roles and responsibilities change in reaction to new technologies, externalities, and cultural norms. And as the people in our organisations change, so do the jobs themselves.  It’s easy to lose track of these changes, making it difficult to hire the right candidates. New tasks and responsibilities require new knowledge, behaviours and […]

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Improve Talent Acquisition: 5 cost-effective tips

Having driven, passionate, and qualified employees will set your company ahead of your competitors, but they can be hard to attract and even harder to retain. One way of acquiring the best talent for your industry is to have an effective recruitment process from the very outset.  The evolution of your talent acquisition process doesn’t […]

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Candidate Shortlisting: How To Do it The Right Way

The hiring process can seem daunting. Recruiting the best people can cost the earth and suck up valuable time if they aren’t done the right way. One early-stage way to optimise your entire hiring process is by creating an effective candidate shortlisting process. Good shortlisting can benefit you in many ways, such as providing you […]

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Skills Gap: How To Understand and Use it to Your Advantage

The future of work has already arrived, is your business ready for it? Skills gaps represent an existential threat to companies and a constant headache for recruiters. The required skillsets for jobs and industries are constantly evolving. According to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs report 2020 50% of all employees will need reskilling […]

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